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Adaptation Fund Board Releases 12th Meeting Report

2 February 2011: The Board of the Adaptation Fund has released the report of its 12th meeting, which convened from 14-15 December 2010, in Cancun, Mexico. The meeting also included the third meetings of the Project and Programme Review Committee and the Ethics and Finance Committee of the Adaptation Fund Board.

At the meeting, the Chair described intersessional activities. The Secretariat reported on its activities, including changes in the membership of the Board and screening of applications for accreditation as National Implementing Entities (NIEs). The Secretariat noted that a tool-kit for those seeking accreditation as NIEs would be finalized in January 2011.

The Board also considered the report of the third meeting of the Project and Programme Review Committee, including projects from Turkmenistan, Tanzania, the Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea, Pakistan, Nicaragua, the Maldives, Mauritius, India, Georgia, Fiji, Eritrea, El Salvador, and the Cook Islands. The Board decided on its meetings for 2011, proposed guidelines for Designated Authorities for selecting NIEs, and presented a project formulation grant template. [Adaptation Fund Board Report] [Documents for 12th meeting]